Ways You Can Help

Thank you for your interest in contributing to the good works of The Salvation Army! As a leading human services provider, The Salvation Army gladly accepts donations in many forms to further the work of its Mission.

Cash, credit card and check donations   Clothing, furniture and household item donations   Planned Giving Opportunities

Monetary donations can be made by credit card, money order or check through the options below. Please do not send cash through the mail! To make a financial donation to The Salvation Army in cash, please visit your local Salvation Army.

Online Donations:
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Phone Donations:

Donations by Mail:
Please mail checks made payable to The Salvation Army to your local Salvation Army, which can be found by zip code under Find a Center (at left) or mailed to:
The Salvation Army
297 Cumberland Avenue
Portland, ME 04101


If you would like to donate clothing, furniture and household items, please select the option below for connection to our thrift stores, which benefit The Salvation Army's adult rehabilitation program.

To Schedule a Pick Up :
Call 1-800-SA-TRUCK (1-800-728-7825) to discuss a pick up of your items or to find out the nearest drop off location.

Car Donations:
To donate your vehicle, call us toll-free at 1-800-SA-TRUCK (728-7825)


Planned giving options such as gifts of stock and annuities also help The Salvation Army to continue our humanitarian efforts. Please select the option below for more information on the variety of planned giving services available.

Planned Giving Options:
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Bonds, Funds & Stocks:
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Charitable Gift Annuities:
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Your faith in our efforts and your commitment to your community make it possible for us to achieve our mission. Your gifts of prayer and financial support are an investment-an investment that will be repaid many times over by the thousands of lives changed each day.

Your contributions, large or small, bring a ray of hope and a touch of happiness to the local community at times when those less fortunate need it most. Participate in any one of our many convenient donation channels including online, phone or email. With our guaranteed safe and secure online donation, it's easier than ever to contribute.

A Few Good Reasons to Contribute to The Salvation Army

Number 1 The Salvation Army has a proven track record that goes back over 130 years, and over 120 years in Canada. This has made it one of the world's largest providers of social services, and one of the most trusted.  
Number 2 The Salvation Army ministers to the whole person. It strives to be an agent of beneficial change in people's lives, as well as meet the needs of the moment.  
Number 3 All funds donated to The Salvation Army are used by The Salvation Army, or agencies of which it is a member. The Salvation Army connects your donation directly to the point of most urgent need.  
Number 4 The Salvation Army is a multi-faceted movement, with a broad range of services. This enables donors to target their gift to a specific social benefit within the same organization. All such gifts are delivered in full to the program specified.  
Number 5 There is no organization that can more readily mobilize itself where and when the need is greatest, and deliver the personal care and attention that we believe everyone deserves.